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Luther Harris

Luther Harris

The Messenger. 10.10.07
Luther Leon Harris, 81, of Hickman, Ky., died 11:58 p.m. Oct. 8, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Strong Funeral Home in Hickman, with the Revs. Jason Sipes and Henry Callison officiating. Burial will follow in Hickman City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mark Williams, Garland Williams, Calvin Simpson, Joe Sharp, Neal Sharp and Daniel Sharp. Honorary pallbearers will be James “Doc” Roberts, James Black, Bubba Weatherly, James Elmer Glover, Hugh Caldwell and David Eakes.
He was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Akron, Ohio, son of the late Gentry and Virgie (Sharp) Harris. He was a self-employed business man, farmer and land owner and was a member of West Hickman Baptist Church. He was past president of the Hickman Riding Club, the Hickman Country Club, the Moose Club and the Jaycees.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Harris; his son, Luther Leon “Buddy” Harris Jr. of DePauw, Ind.; three daughters, Dorothy Lee Harris, Marcia Minton and Mickie Harris, all of Hickman; two brothers, Gentry Harris of Clinton, Ky., and Charles M. Harris of New Lenox, Ill.; three sisters, Mildred Minton of Hickman, Brenda Curtsinger of Fort Myers, Fla., and Virginia Brinkley of Lancaster, Calif.; and six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Anna Adams; and his son, Cecil Glenn Harris.

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